Bug 10707 - LWP should come installed
LWP should come installed
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 2000-04-10 16:59 EDT by pbhuntle
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-10 16:59:41 EDT
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Description pbhuntle 2000-04-10 16:59:41 EDT
LWP should come installed on redhat machines with perl by default.
Considering the fact that many people use linux for a server, and if they
are using perl for websites, they will probably want this module, or one
of the modules required by it.  If you are behind a firewall it is EVIL to
install, 'cause you can't use CPAN (at least not that I've figured out).
At any rate, it is my suggestion that LWP comes pre-installed on redhat
machines with perl.  Or that there is an optional rpm that you can use to
install it.  LWP requires the following modules:
URI
MIME-Base64
HTML-Parser
libnet (Net)
Digest::MD5
Half of which I can't even get to build on my system.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-07-27 16:49:25 EDT
The LWP module is included in the perl-libwww-perl package in
Power Tools.

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